Saved by the Bell


In case you missed it...We've been watching it all day: Saved By the Bell's Kelly (Tiffani Thiessen), Slater (Mario Lopez) Zack (Mark-Paul Gosselaar), Jessie (Elizabeth Berkley) and Mr. Belding (Dennis Haskins) all reunited on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and it was epic!

But where was Dustin Diamond as Screech?

He had "prior commitments," his attorney, Thomas Alberti, tells E! News as to why the actor didn't appear alongside the other stars in the sketch on Jimmy Fallon's late-night NBC talk show. "He has a very active calendar of appearances, comedy gigs and the like."

Ohhhhhh....kay? We'll just take that at face value.

Diamond recently pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree reckless endangering safety, a felony, and two misdemeanors, brought after a bar fight on Christmas evening in Wisconsin. He's accused of stabbing a man at The Grand Avenue Saloon after his fiancée, Amanda Schutz, became involved in an altercation. His next court date is on Thursday, Feb.19.

Diamond wasn't the only missing Saved by the Bell veteran. Lark Voorhies, known to legions of fans as Lisa Turtle, also did not appear. "Lark would have loved to be part of the Jimmy Fallon skit (as she is a big fan of the show), however due to an intense work schedule she was not available," her publicist tells E! News

The four Saved By the Bell cast members who did appear were involved in a sketch in which Fallon reminisced about his high school days…at Bayside High.

NBC did not immediately return request for comment regarding whether or not Diamond and Voorhies were invited by Fallon's show.

—Reporting by Claudia Rosenbaum

(E! and NBC are both members of the NBCUniversal family.)

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